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What Thanksgiving Has to Do with Christmas

There are complaints aplenty out there about how Christmas has stolen time and appreciation from Thanksgiving. Those who cry foul by claiming “Christmas creep” miss the larger lessons of history — and they fail to really see the absurdity of their complaints when compared to the worldwide stage. (See this epic rant and compare it to THIS epic rant). After all, in the UK their annual early-November tradition of Christmas …
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Affordable Homemade Thanksgiving Decorations

No need to draw out extra money to adorn your house in time for Thanksgiving. Simply stretch your imagination, add a little patience and determination, and you are on your way to making your own home prepared Thanksgiving decorations! Key elements to keep in mind in home prepared Thanksgiving decorations are the color scheme and the motif. Important colors that should be readily available are those that represent autumn, so …
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The Art of Stuffing

Only in America could something as unromantic sounding as stuffing be classified as an art. For many, the star of the show during a Thanksgiving feast is not the turkey and it is not the pumpkin pie – it is the stuffing. Stuffing is the one food element of Thanksgiving that seems to have multiple roots. In fact, the very idea of giving Thanks is one very universal thought in …